“Drop the money!” “Give being me the bags!” Harry Longabaugh was an infamous train car crook. He grew up in Mount Clare, Pennsylvania. Born 1867, his parents were Josiah Longabaugh and Annie Longabaugh. He also had a brother S.G. Longabaugh who wasn’t an infamous outlaw unlike Harry. Before he became an outlaw, when he was 14 he got a job at his cousin 's ranch in Cortez, Colorado. After a giant blizzard that wiped out his cousin 's ranch he turned to a life of crime. There isn 't too much known about Harry 's family but when he was 15 years old he left his family for good and moved out forever.
In 2004, Doug Levitt started a journey that would change his life forever. He traveled on Greyhound buses and met people who were struggling to get by. He was inspired by the people he met and decided to write songs and stories about them. Doug traveled via Greyhound buses for eight years. He also took thousands of pictures. He compiled the songs, pictures and stories he wrote and called them "The Greyhound Diaries.
Many people wander about the north pole. Everyone knows that someone discovered it, but what you don 't know is that one of the two discoverers is very important to black history, Matthew Henson. He was the first African American explorer to go to the North Pole. Matthew Henson is important to black history because he was one of the first famous black explorers. His past is inspiring ,he discovered the north pole, he didn 't get noticed until 5 decades later
Dave Roever On October 16th 2015, Dave Roever came to Margaretta High school. He told us about what had happened when he was in war and all of his other experiences in his life. He also told us about how we are his favorite school to come to because we gave him our football the night of the homecoming game, where we only lost by one point. He also wants us to know that everybody is loved by someone and we should always know that. He also told us that we should always treat everybody with respect because we never really know what they have been through or what they are currently going through.
Chris McCandless: Spiritual Revolutionary of the Primordial World Chris McCandless, a young, nonconformist man, died in the Alaskan wilderness trying to live off the land there. Some laud McCandless for his transcendentalist behavior and unique, nonconformist beliefs; others call McCandless a reckless fool whose impulsive actions ended up costing his life. Chris McCandless was ultimately a modern day transcendentalist because he believed that nature was purer than society, a common transcendentalist belief. An inscription McCandless engraved in Fairbanks bus 142 indicatesthat he thought of society as poisonous, thus making nature purer than society in McCandless’s mind. In September of 1992, Alaskan hunters found McCandless’s body
Daniel “Chappie” James Jr All throughout history, all kinds of people have made a difference in this world. The marks they have left and the changes they have made are extraordinary. However, countless amounts of people’s efforts and hard work are not acknowledged due to the color of their skin. Black history month is an opportunity to celebrate those who have not let discrimination and racism stop them from changing the world.
Eric LeGrand is a former American football defensive tackle who played college football at Rutgers. He was born on September 4, 1990, Avenel, Woodbridge, NJ. He has twenty-five years of age and is paralyzed from the neck down due to an injury that occurred in football. This injury occurred in October of 2010 while attempting a tackle on the football field when he was twenty years old. I believe that his family, peers and coach would describe him as a strong and courageous person with determination that he will get back to his past self and continue to strive for his goals.
When you were a kid did you ever sit on your rear end and daydreamed about being in the NBA, and earning millions of dollars each year? Well when Derek Fisher was a kid, he too dreamed about being in the NBA, but through hard work and strenuous hours of practise Derek made his dream a reality.
Jeff coffin is an internationally recognized saxophonist, bandleader, composer and educator. He is a three time Grammy Award winner with Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones. He was born in August 5,1965. Futureman is an inventor, scientist, musician and a composer. He is a two time Grammy Award winning performer with Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones. He was born in October 13,1957.
Donald Crump is the owner of Crumpy's Hot Wings, which is located in Memphis, Tennessee. On November 3rd, Crump was accused of choking Rinesha Moore, an ordinary customer, for complaining about her cold fries. According to the article, Moore was late picking up her food. When she arrived at the restaurant, she asked for fresh fries and Crump carelessly rejected her request. The two got into an argument which led to Moore throwing her food on the floor. Based on the account of Rinesha Moore, it was then that Crump took her by the neck and tried to strangle her. However, Crump claims that he never choked Moore, but he did grab her and try to get her to exit the restaurant. Crump was charged with aggravated assault and was later released on bond.
Wiley Colleges SGA President & Miss Wiley College Express their deepest Condolences in the loss of our own Mr. Bobby Timms. May his spirit of joy and laughter continue to touch all those that he came in contact with. We are yet encouraged to know that the book of 2 Corinthians 5:8 "We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord. (NIV) May God bring comfort to the family and the Faculty, Staff & Student Body of Wiley
The concert was held at Jazz at the Bistro. It was a tribute to the great trumpet player and St. Louis native Clark Terry. The concert was performed by contemporary trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling and the Jazz St. Louis Big Band. Clark Terry was a well-known and highly respected trumpeter and flugelhorn player who has had a tremendous influence on jazz and jazz culture in the music’s rich history. Clark Terry’s music deeply moved numerous jazz legends like Byron Stripling, who once said, “You don’t have to be a jazz fan. That’s really important with Clark Terry. You don’t have to be a jazz fan to like and to love his music because it invites you into it. You are invited in not only with virtuosic and bluesy sense, but also with humor. He
Who is Timothy Lucious? I tend to ask myself the same question of “Who am I”? At this present day I come to realize that I am a lot of things in this world today. I live by a certain rules in my life: that God comes first in everything I do, Family is the most important thing to me, and Football is my passion and First love. I am a person who loves football, it has been my love and passion ever since I was a child. It has been my go to place when things got rough as I was older, to where I can just play a game or practice to take my mind off of things. I am a young adult, who has lost his mother as a child, and whose father was never in his life. I have a large family and I love each and every one of them, even if there are some who tend to
Terance Stanley Fox (also known as Terry Fox) was born on July 28th 1958. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was the second of four children born to Betty and Rolly Fox. In 1966 his father, Rolly decided to move him and his family to Vancouver, Britsh Columbia. The family moved west and eventually settled in Port Coquiltam, a community located 27km east of Vancouver. Evan at a young age Terry Fox was determined, especially when it came to sports. By the time he was in junior high school, basketball had become his favorite sport. Even though he was five feet tall, in Grade Eight, and had very little natural ability, he was determined to make the basketball team no matter what. Seeing this, the coach suggested that he should take